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Cheney, Marshall K.; Vesely, Sara K.; Aspy, Cheryl B.; Oman, Roy F.; Tolma, Eleni L. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2018
The prospective associations between negative life events (NLEs) and adolescent alcohol use was examined using the Youth Asset Study. Participants (n = 1040 adolescents, mean age = 15.8 years) completed annual interviews which included a life events scale and alcohol use in the last 30 days. Family structure and parent education were assessed as…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development, Drinking, Correlation
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Pankratz, Melinda M.; Jackson-Newsom, Julia; Giles, Steven M.; Ringwalt, Christopher L.; Bliss, Kappie; Bell, Mary Lou – Journal of Drug Education, 2006
There is now ample evidence that teachers tend to make substantial modifications to both the prescribed content and methods of the curricula they administer, and that such modifications are likely to attenuate curricula effects. We examine the fidelity with which teachers implement "Protecting You, Protecting Me," an underage alcohol use…
Descriptors: Prevention, Drinking, Drug Education, Program Implementation
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Cohen, Stuart Joseph – Journal of Drug Education, 1982
There is a need to develop and implement courses and/or workshops in parenting and education for parenthood as it relates to preventing drug abuse. Presents a topical outline and suggestions for parents which can be utilized in a formal course and/or workshop. (Author)
Descriptors: Course Content, Drug Abuse, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Education
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Devens, Don L. – Journal of Drug Education, 1977
In 1974, a private junior college initiated a continuing education program in chemical dependency (alcohol and drug abuse). The program is based on the concept that adult learners are responsible to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate their own learning activities in consultation with the instructor. (Author)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Continuing Education, Drug Abuse, Drug Education
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Ingram, Verner M., Jr. – Journal of Drug Education, 1974
Modern drug education is marked by an increased use of the professional from the community as a guest speaker in the classroom. The use of some basic guidelines may assist the teacher in finding a "classroom lawyer," and in making his presentation more meaningful. (Author)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Community Resources, Drug Education, Health Education
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Hornibrook, Julie – Journal of Drug Education, 1977
On the invitation of the principal, health workers conducted a four session programme on "Health Education" in a Country Technical College. This article summarizes the outline of the programme and the development of it through each session, using particularly the technique of small group discussion. (Author)
Descriptors: College Students, Drug Education, Group Experience, Health Education
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Garfield, Emily F.; Gibbs, Jeanne – Journal of Drug Education, 1982
Describes the formation of parent groups in support of drug prevention efforts. Reviews some observed start-up and continuation ideas. Charts nine models along with a number of other suggested activities. Concludes with a set of recommendations and encourages professionals to function in facilitative roles with parent organizations. (Author)
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Group Activities, Models
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Dusenbury, Linda; Brannigan, Rosalind; Falco, Mathea; Lake, Antonia – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2004
To explore the extent of awareness among practitioners of the importance of fidelity of implementation and the factors that inhibit or encourage it, interviews were conducted with nine individuals in each of the following groups: 1) researchers who have developed and evaluated prevention curricula; 3) school administrators; 4) teachers; and 5)…
Descriptors: Prevention, Drug Abuse, Program Implementation, Researchers
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Fullerton, Madonna S. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1983
Presents a series of questions related to practical issues and content components for curriculum committees to consider during the process of adopting and adapting a drug/alcohol education curriculum for community schools. Cost effectiveness, teacher training, community attitudes, and curriculum objectives are considered. (JAC)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Committees, Community Attitudes, Cost Effectiveness
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Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1981
Describes a university alcohol education program and discusses 13 ideas constituting the rationale for the program. Considers the need for alcohol education, the college environment and alcohol abuse, the role of faculty, program design, resources for the program, and financial support. (RC)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholic Beverages, Alcoholism, Drinking
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Dykhuis, Randy – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1985
Lists six sections of resources on alcohol and alcoholism to guide librarians in selecting materials for alcoholic patrons and to show what kinds of education are possible in the public library. Sections include alcohol and alcoholism, alcohol education, fiction, nonprint resources, bibliographies, and other information sources. (BH)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Bibliographies, Bibliotherapy, Drinking
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Hutchinson, Roger L.; Little, Tom J. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1985
Discusses the results of a survey of alcohol and drug usage among 9- to 13-year-old children (N=2,107) in central Indiana as well as sociological concerns regarding this trend. Gives suggestions for counselors that would affect this problem. (Author/BH)
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Counselor Role, Drinking, Drug Abuse